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Bounce Sydney Reviews

Next to Central Station, 28 Chalmers St, Sydney, Australia

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91%

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2106 Total Reviews
  • 86%Value For Money
  • 96%Security
  • 94%Location
  • 92%Staff
  • 88%Atmosphere
  • 93%Cleanliness
  • 91%Facilities

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66%

The hostel was okay. The rooms are large and it was in close proximity to Central which makes it very easy to get around. However, the bathrooms are very small for the amount of people. The fact that wifi isn’t free is extremely aggravating – I spent $15 in 4 days. And you can only use the wifi on one device at a time, and it’s difficult to switch from one to another… Many of the outlets in our room didn’t work either. This left us scrambling to find places to charge our phones/laptops.


91%

Bounce is a fully loaded hostel; it has everything you need for a great stay in Sydney. The patio, kitchen, and lounge are a great place to socialize and meet people before going out. Each bed has a large locker with two electrical outlets inside. This is good and bad: on the one hand a secure place to charge your goods, on the other, it can be tricky to charge your phone at night and keep it close. Bounce is very well cleaned (if you don't look under your mattress at least, no biggie though).


100%

All good mate! :D

  • 23rd Sep 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


97%

Fantastic hostel. Loved the lockable storage that had power plugs inside. 6 bed female dorm had good comfortable mattresses. It was on the 1st floor so it could get a little noisy towards the weekend but not enough to keep me awake. It's literally a 1 minute walk from central station so getting around Sydney was a breeze! I was blown away by the great team that work here - anyone whom I happened to talk to was SO helpful! It made my stay in Sydney that much more awesome. THANK YOU! :)


74%

Need Free WiFi!!


100%

great socials in the upstairs kitchen every night with drinking games


86%

One of the best hostels I've stayed in - close to Central and loads of bus routes. Each bed has its own locker with two plug sockets, room has its own AC, whole hostel is really clean. Very sociable, especially on the top floor, but quietens down when people leave for their nights out so no issues sleeping. Organised nights out and drinks deals during the week and food deals such as $1 hot dogs. Staff are super friendly and welcoming. It's a bit on the pricey side but worth it!

  • 21st Sep 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


86%

the Hostel was really good (specially well located), the only downside of it is that they charge you for WiFi, with options to pay for an hour, 1 day, 3 days or a week. So there's no flexibility is you're staying for instance for 5 days.


100%

I highly recommend this hostel. It's just next to the central station, so useful to get to any locations in the Sydney area, but don't be scared: the area near the station is very beautiful and safety (not like in many European capitals). The hostel is also 15 min far from the airport and all the city centre is easily reached on foot. Everything inside is very clean and modern, very appreciated the electric plugs inside the locker, A/C everywhere. The kitchen is big and the staff really helpful


100%

Convenient location across from Central. Amazing beds. Huge lockers with power points inside. Great common area upstairs and a netflix room. Super clean and new. Stay here! You won't regret it.


94%

It is a very good hostel indeed, super clean, good facilities, very big kitchen area, awesome rooftop hangout area, there is a lot going on every day but you can also just chill out in the movie area or in the Internet area if you want to have some quiet space. For some reason the hostel attracts some bimbos and douchebags tho, but overall I really enjoyed my stay. Very friendly and helpful staff, rooms are super big with big lockers and built-in sockets, very comfy beds, every room with aircon


94%

I had such a good stay at Bounce!! The staff were so helpful and the rooftop terrace is really fun. Great place to meet people, great location.


86%

They make a nice effort at this hostel with many events and a high standard of cleanliness. Location is good too, just 1-2 mins walk from the subway. There's also a nice bar next door with good discounts for the hostel guests. One note though is that it's a real party hostel -- almost everyone seemed to be in their teens/early 20s and into drinking/partying each night. Being in my 30s I felt a bit too old and would probably choose somewhere else next time!


100%

Best hostel ever.

  • 6th Sep 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


91%

My favorite hostel so far! Lovely spacious room with reading lights for every bed as well as huge lockers with power plugs. Everything was absolutely clean. I just loved it! The only thing is the location as it's not directly in the centre, but it's only a short walking distance away from the free bus.


91%

Arrived 7.40am at Bounce. Bounce Sydney Central, spot on Location, staff obliging, couldn't do enough. Amenities, clean, tidy, compact(Not Small). $$value, u get more than what u pay 4. Security, Not Obtrusive. Atmosphere, welcomes any one .... will come again & have Notified my Friends about Bounce Sydney Central. Thank you


94%

Stayed for 3 weeks, amazing hostel with amazing staff. Good location & really clean. Great place to meet loads of people from around the world. There is always something going on if you want to go out and party but if not you can always chill and relax in the movie room. Would definitely stay there again when I'm back in Sydney.

  • 2nd Sep 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Wales
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


100%

I could not imagine a better hostel to stay at in Sydney! The location is perfect, facilities very clean, the atmosphere is amazing, and there is something to do every night! Would definitely recommend staying at bounce to anyone looking to meet loads of people and have a memorable stay in Sydney.

  • 1st Sep 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


91%

Great bathrooms/showers- plenty of hot water & pressure. Lockers with outlets in rooms were quite nice, though not enough outlets outside of the lockers for general charging. Internet not free, but when paid for was fast. Most guests were foreigners who arrived recently on a work visa and were crashing for a bit while looking for work. A fun place at night- nightly activities were social/inclusive. Not great if looking for companions to go exploring during the day- hungover/job searching.


86%

Found it hard to socialise as felt quite excluded at times by all the 'long term'. Excellent apart from that!


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